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Orioles 6, Us 5, Bernstein 4, America 3, Congress 3, Jennifer Franciotti 2, Detroit 2, Ritchie 2, Gregg Bernstein 2, Patricia 2, Nigeria 1, Pulaski Highway 1, Igor 1, Freddie 1, Taneytown 1, Robert Andino 1, Sarah Shourd 1, Matt Wieters 1, Acker 1, Hiker Sarah Shourd 1,
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   Stovall, Basara. New. (CC)  

    September 15, 2010
    5:00 - 5:29am EDT  

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it has been very nice. you start out cool in the morning and winds up warm in the afternoon. a big temperature spread. we are rather chilly right now. it is 55 at the airport. we will make it into the upper 70's to around 80 again. there will be a few high, thin clouds. it will be mostly sunny with a high temperature around 79. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. first we say good morning to sarah. >> good morning. one problem of note is a disabled tractor-trailer in joppa on pulaski highway. watch for possible delays as they try and clear it. other than that, looking good on the north side at 60 miles per hour. 57 as you make your way on the outer loop west side. no problems in terms of drive times. it will take you about seven
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minutes to travel south on 895 down to the harbor tunnel tolls. 70 just west of the beltway is looking good. this is 95 at 395 and so far so good as you make your merge onto 395 and moved into town. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> our big story, the votes have been placed for state's attorney. >> gregg bernstein came out on top over patricia jessamy. that ends her 15-year run. let's go live to jennifer franciotti with the latest. >> the race has not been officially called, but with 290 precincts in, gregg bernstein leads the race by 1421 votes. this is for the democratic primary. patricia jessamy supporters were
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feeling pretty good tuesday night. they were keeping a positive attitude about the race. she showed up to thank everyone and said she was feeling confident about the race. the bernstein campaign was cautiously optimistic about tuesday's results. poll workers spent the day at the precinct. they took the day off to support bernstein. bernstein talked a little about why he thinks he was able to make such headway. >> it came to the level of frustration people were feeling about living in one of america's most dangerous cities. i do not know if it is a question of what patricia jessamy did or did not do. >> it is important to note these numbers are unofficial.
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the bernstein campaign has 49% of the vote while the jessamy campaign has 47% of the vote. reporting live, jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> the voting tally for executive has not been completed. there were some voting day issues. kevin kamenetz is ahead of joseph bartenfelder with 52% of the vote. the vote is expected to be completed around noon today. will face off against bob ehrlich, who also won his party's nomination. hear from both candidates in our next hour. >> the voter turnout statewide was lower than expected. only about 15,000 baltimore city residents went to the polls.
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the official numbers could be released as early as tomorrow. we will be running a crawl at the bottom of our screen with the latest results. you can also see the results on our website, wbaltv.com. >> a homicide investigation last night. a man was found suffering from a gunshot wound. he later died. his name has not been released. a 22-year-old is charged with stabbing a man in carroll county. this happened monday night around 10:00 p.m. on gill avenue. one woman is behind bars, accused of being involved in the altercation.
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>> the search is on for a bank robber. look at this picture of the man -- there he is. he walked into the bank of america branch in pikesville about 9:00 a.m. friday morning. he handed the teller a note demanding money. he got away on foot. if you have any information, you should call metro crime stoppers. after 13 months in prison, american hiker sarah shourd is free after some diplomatic wheeling and dealing. >> her companions are still behind bars. injured mitchell has more. >> it was a happy ending for sarah shourd. the hiker was released from oman.n and flown to al
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>> on behalf of myself and my family, i am standing here today because of the efforts of many people and many governments. >> she was reunited with her mother, who with the other mothers have been pleading and lobbying and begging for the release of their children, saying they had wandered across the unmarked border and that they were not spies. the male hikers are being charged with espionage at will be forced to stand trial. their families have bad news indeed tonight. back to you. >> sports reporters at the center of a sexual harassment
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investigation with the new york jets. the woman is a popular reporter. she says she did not file a complaint. the nfl has decided to investigate. this began at the jets' practice went footballs were thrown in her direction. in the locker room, she said she was subjected to catcalls from players. a fellow reporter notice the behavior, which led to the beginnings of the investigation. she is being accused of dressing provocatively at practice. she responded by posting a picture of for clement her clothing was not inappropriate. can we see a picture? that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. rooms and acker proper place for female sports reporters? here we go with the debate.
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e-mail your response to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> it is a good question. everybody is talking about that. >> should men be allowed in women's locker rooms? fair is fair. >> coming up, an athlete gives up his heisman trophy. >> the christmas day bomber makes a move some would consider drastic. more as we cover the nation. >> this is the beltway at liberty road. ok right there.
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>> and welcome back. it is 10 minutes after 5:00 a.m. a beautiful shot downtown. 56 degrees at the maryland science center. get away from the city and its temperatures are in the low to mid 50's. the skies are clear.
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it should be a quiet start for us. we will make it to around 80 this afternoon under mostly sunny skies. seven-day forecast and an update on the traffic's when we come back. >> new information on the man trying to set off a bomb on christmas day. the incident happened as the plane landed in detroit. man asked the judge if he could have his attorneys let go. the judge agreed. new consultants will be appointed for him. he is from nigeria and is accused of igniting a bomb in a flight from amsterdam to detroit. are cleaning up after a powerful storm damaged several buildings on monday afternoon. several area schools were closed.
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residents reported seeing help roughly two inches in diameter. >> reggie bush is giving back his heisman trophy. he won the trophy in 2005 and announced he will forfeit the award. he called the decision heartbreaking. after an investigation, the ncaa rule that he was ineligible for the 2005 season. this is the first time college's top award has been returned by its recipients. a lot of people think vince young should not get that heisman trophy. that will be tomorrow's water cooler. 57 degrees on tv hill. coming up, the morning's financial news in the bloomberg business report. >> could afford place a recall on one of its models? we will fi
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> pretty quiet so far. >> that is how would like it. one thing to watch out. a disabled tractor-trailer at pulaski highway. other than that, you should be in great shape. 53 miles per hour on southbound 95. beyond the beltway, no delays showing at the 895 split or at the fort mchenry. north and west side checking out good. we do have a bit of a slow spot on southbound 83 around shawan
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road. the other major roadways are all clear as you moved in towards the beltway. 70 is equally smooth at this time. 95 at 395 and we are problem free into town. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. good morning. >> looking pretty good on the buses right now. there is a diversion on the p enn. metro subway on time in east and westbound direction. the marc trains are on time on all three lines, penn, camden, and brunswick lines. now back to tony pann. good morning. >> good morning, everyone. things are pretty quiet for us. it is chilly out there. you may want to take a light jacket. 53 and parkton.
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54 in taneytown. 48 in fort meade. we have that heat island effect in the city. clear skies so no precipitation for us on our way to work or school today. we are watching a storm coming out of the plains states. this will give a some rain as we head into tomorrow afternoon and friday morning. there could be some thunderstorms. there is an area of high pressure that will take control of the weather today and into tonight. it is quiet and temperatures will make a close to 79 or 80. the tropics are very busy. let's start with the major headline, and that is hurricane igor, still a category 4 storm. it is expected to miss the islands and it will probably stay away from the east coast of the united states. but it will come close to
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bermuda. there is another storm way out in the of plenty, julia, which is also a major hurricane. there is another tropical storm in the caribbean, carl, that is getting ready to move across the yucatan peninsula. it is very active. here at home, mostly sunny skies. high temperatures will be in the upper 70's to around 80. tonight, partly cloudy. upper 50's to around 60. seven-day forecast stacks up like this. 81 on thursday. scattered thunderstorms are possible late in the day. it looks like it will clear up as we head into the weekend. it looks rather warm with temperatures in the 80's on saturday and sunday. >> the national highway traffic
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safety administration is investigating whether 1.4 million ford trucks should be recalled. the straps the whole the gas tanks could rust. >> this 1998 truck, you will find coat hangers holding up the gas tank. >> i was riding around and i went through $50 and the gas tank straps did snap and the tank was dragging. fixeds do-it-yourself fofer it. >> we patched it up. she is still rocking and rolling. she is afforded tough. >> this affects 14 million trucks. so far, no crashes or injuries
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were reported. "either one or both strap broke, along the tank to drop and dragged along the ground for a detached from the vehicle." ford said said"we're cooperating with the government as they look into the matter." >> it was dragging and sparking. >> if there is the recall, james will find a dealer. >> i guess it is pretty important. >> mobile phone company nokia unveils its of smart phones. the company owns 40% of the global smart phone market. they have been forced to play catch-up to companies like apple and google. four new smart phones will cost between three under $40.380 $5.
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it may take longer for the housing market to recover. >> it looks like we will open steady on wall street. there is a closely watched report on industrial production. economists said production probably cooldown as the car makers scaled back. ford said they are not looking to increase output. most stocks were lower yesterday. concern about how much bad mortgages will cost bank of america. all foreclosures declined to a record last month. how low will hold prices go? property values may continue to fall for another three years. there are too many houses for sale. when the housing market reaches the bottom, it will take three
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or four years for house prices to level. fannie and freddie are struggling to get refunds on billions of dollars of mortgages based on false or misleading information. we know smoking is not good for you. fighting the have it is a great investment for states. for every dollar maryland spends helping smokers quit, they see an increased return. there is $24 in lost productivity. i'm jane king reporting for wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. >> it is 57 degrees on tv hill. coming up, we'll take another look at your commute with traffic and weather together. >> the orioles showing another
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step in the right direction with a strong september. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. are men's locker rooms a proper place for female sports reporters? e-mail your response to watercooler@wbaltv.com.
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>> it does not mean much to the standings this year, but it does give hope to the not too distant future. the orioles can play baseball in september. the orioles beat the blue jays last night 11-3. the orioles have a handle on winning in the last month of the season. nick markakis made it a two-run game. solo home run. felix pie saws a single.
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the orioles had a 3-0 lead. a big seventh inning. robert andino drove in half of their runs. matt wieters comes in to score. bell just squeeze isn't ahead of the throw. the orioles beat the blue jays 11-3. so far, it is a september to remember under buck showalter. i'm gerry sandusky. i hope your day is off to a fantastic start. >> some dogs in texas are living in the lap of luxury. a new full service spa hotel has open for animals. it has several different sized rooms. it also has a mass of the special events room and a
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photography studio. >> the wellness center is a totally eastern wellness center. it is based on education, nutrition, herbology. we have acupuncture request the owner came up with the idea after her cats died from that disease she later found out she had , too. >> coming up in the next half- hour -- >> a political newcomer shakes up the race for city state's attorney. details are next. >> things are pretty quiet in the weather department this morning. there is some rain in the seven- day forecast. >> we are getting reports of a new accident along ritchie new accident along ritchie everyone knows a fee is a tax. you raised some taxes during that period, particularly the property tax as well as a lot of fee increases. as you know, there's a big difference
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between fees and taxes. but...they're the same. it's a tax. it's a tax. it's a tax. it's a tax. there's a big difference between fees and taxes. fees and taxes are one in the same. if it comes out of my pocket, it's a tax. now he says it isn't true. we didn't raise taxes. what? still doing the same thing, paying out more money. typical politician. definitely. my commute home to the eastern shore every night only takes an hour but that's more time than congress spends reading massive spending bills, it's crazy. that's why i wrote a law that requires 72 hours to read every bill. i read the big bills and i said no. no to the $3 trillion budget, no to the bank bailout, and no to the health care bill. at home you would never pay a bill without reading it neither should congress. i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message because i'm proud to be ranked one of the most independent members of congress.
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